Illinois

Fahey receives two-year contract extension at Illinois

University of Illinois Director of Athletics Josh Whitman announced today a two-year contract extension for women’s basketball head coach Nancy Fahey. The extension, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees at its May 21 meeting, will keep the five-time national champion and Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer at Illinois through at least

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Merritt added to Illinois WBB staff

University of Illinois women’s basketball head coach Nancy Fahey announced Thursday (March 26) the addition of assistant coach Scott Merritt to her Fighting Illini coaching staff. “I’m thrilled to welcome Scott to our staff,” said Fahey. “He is a proven winner and recruiter who has played and coached at the highest levels of our game.

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Illinois Dirt…

A “hot” name right now in the search to replace Matt Bollant at Illinois is Washington University (St. Louis) head coach Nancy Fahey. The veteran coach has won 737 games during her tenure at WashU, and has captured five National Championships. Fahey, who also serves as an assistant athletic director at the school, worked for

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Illinois Dirt…

WHoopDirt.com can confirm that Illinois will hire Jody Martinez as an assistant  coach.  Martinez has spent this past season as the head coach at Southeastern University (FL) where he led his squad to a 25-7 record. He also spent sixteen seasons as the head coach at Bethel College (IN) – he went 384-180 during his tenure.  Martinez

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